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Biology Schools
In Houghton, Michigan

The city of Houghton has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Houghton, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Houghton Vs. Michigan Biology Employment

Houghton 80
Michigan 2,500

Exactly 80 of the 2,500 biology professionals employed in Michigan, work in Houghton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Houghton, there has been a 60% decline in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Houghton has increased.

Houghton Vs. Michigan Biology employment growth

3,860 3,470 2,440 2,580 2,500
200 130 170 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Houghton

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Houghton

$47,810 $41,410 $41,420 No data $63,805
$32,880 $33,590 $34,910 No data $36,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Houghton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Houghton

In Houghton, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Houghton biology professionals made $63,805 per year, on average, in 2010. Biology professionals in Houghton made a yearly average salary of $47,810, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Houghton is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Houghton

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Biology professionals in Houghton make a median yearly salary of $65,090. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,805 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $79,530 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Houghton


Houghton biology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Houghton


There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Houghton's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Houghton


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Houghton's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Houghton


In 2010 approximately 45 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Houghton, Michigan

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